Broadband or Boredband?

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I applied for a BSNL broadband connection (the 256kbps Home-500 plan) on the 21st of September. It’s been eleven days since then and I am beginning to wonder if BSNL should rename their package as “boredband connection.” The wiring at the exchange has been done, the username and password have been allocated, but it seems […]

Tweets on 2011-07-29

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I take all the pain in this world and run around to surrender my BSNL landline and broadband connections and what does BSNL do? Merrily sends me a bill for the full month as if nothing had happened. Business as usual. Ignore the customer. Tomorrow is going to be a lot of fun. I’ll be […]

How to Hack, Crack, or Recover a Windows System Password?

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From Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of Hellman’s original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with […]